Watch: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flying aircraft Tejas in IAF uniform

19 Sep 2019 10:35 AM

Watch: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flying aircraft Tejas in IAF uniform

Updated 19 Sep 2019 10:35 AM

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday flew in the homemade light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas that took off from the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited airport here this morning.
He became the first-ever Defence Minister to fly in the fighter jet.
Singh was accompanied by Air Vice Marshal N Tiwari, Project Director, National Flight Test Centre, ADA (Aeronautical Development Agency) in the familiarization sortie. 
The Defence Minister who donned a white helmet waved to onlookers after he took his seat in the back in the twin-seater version of the aircraft before it took off.

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